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Harry Packer Mansion Inn

3.5 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   19 Packer Ave., PO Box 458, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
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Ranked #2 of 18 Jim Thorpe B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Ronkonkoma, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went with my husband for our anniversary and we had a blast! The staff is amazing! Beautiful rooms and quiet atmosphere. The murder mystery weekend keeps you guessing the whole time I was the murderer and didn't even realize it till the end. Totally awesome time and the food was great. We will definitely be going back.

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Lake Mary, Florida, United States
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6 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We signed up for the murder mystery weekend and and had a great time. The murder mystery was entertaining and it was a great way to meet other guests. We also learned a lot of the history of the house and the area. The rooms are comfortable and period appropriate and the food was delicious for both breakfast and the... More

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Easton, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had no idea where we were going for my birthday weekend and I don't think it is possible for my husband to have planned anything better than the Murder Mystery Weekend at Harry Packer Mansion. We drove into Jim Thorpe around 8:30pm and my breath was immediately taken from me when I saw the Asa Packer Mansion all lit... More

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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11 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a wonderful weekend at the mansion with other guests on Saturday night and Sunday night we had the mansion to ourselves! The restoration on the Inn is incredible! The innkeepers were terrific and informative. They helped us print out a covered bridge tour near the area. Breakfast was awesome! All the rooms we saw were beautiful! Jim Thorpe... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived at the mansion without expectations. The adventure began as soon as we arrived. The mansion is a magnificent example of an authentic 2 1/2-story, three bay wide, red brick dwelling in the Italianate style. The ambiance of the mansion sets the perfect backdrop for a murder mystery. I enjoyed the authenticity of the house as well as the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

If you are looking for a fun and an extraordinary experience, Harry Packer certainly fits the bill. I surprised my hubby with a Murder Mystery weekend and what fun we had! We enjoy B&B's a lot and this one absolutely had the historic charm and quaint town to walk around in as well. What really set it apart is the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014 via mobile

We were always curious about how a murder mystery weekend would be, so after researching several options within a 2-3 hour drive from our home, we decided on the Harry Packer Mansion. We went without too many expectations as far as the actual murder mystery was concerned, but we did hope for a comfortable room, good food, friendly hosts, and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

My wife and I attended the New Year's Murder Mystery getaway at the Harry Packard Mansion.  From the moment we entered the mansion it was like being on a journey back in time. Most everything was restored to perfection to accurately depict the grandeur of the Victorian Era.  There were a few restoration projects currently underway but this made it... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

My fiancé and I had a great experience at the Harry packer! We stayed in the carriage house which is really nice, but if you have the chance try. And stay in the mansion. The breakfast food was great, and the mansion is beautiful. Strongly recommend this for a couple looking for a romantic weekend. Not very kid friendly, so... More

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Harrypacker, Owner at Harry Packer Mansion Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review. We are so glad we played a part in your engagement celebration! Have a great time planning the wedding and we hope we'll see you again soon. More

New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

My husband and I wanted to try something new and let me tell you it was not a disappointment. We spent the weekend with our best friends and had a awesome time. The Murder Mystery was so much fun! Inspector Bob really knows his history and the town. The mansion was gorgeous! Rooms were comfy and clean. Pat's food was... More

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Harrypacker, Owner at Harry Packer Mansion Inn, responded to this review

Happy Holidays! Seeing a great review is like Christmas morning with a great present under the tree. Thank you for taking the time to give us your thoughts. Happy Holidays! More

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Additional Information about Harry Packer Mansion Inn

Also Known As:
Harry Packer Mansion Hotel Jim Thorpe
Harry Packer Mansion Hotel
Address: 19 Packer Ave., PO Box 458, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
Location: United States > Pennsylvania > Pocono Mountains Region > Jim Thorpe
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 18 B&Bs / Inns in Jim Thorpe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Harry Packer Mansion Inn 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Built as a wedding present in 1874, the Harry Packer Mansion now serves as a luxury inn within the Mauch Chunk Historic district of Jim Thorpe, PA, just 1 1/2 hours from Philadelphia and NYC.The Mansion was used by Disney as a model for the Haunted Mansion so it is only fitting that it is known for its award-winning Murder Mystery Weekends. Voted the best Murder Mystery weekend by the Book of Lists and recently the best on the East Coast by NPR. Come for the murder weekend, visit during the week for a quieter experience, stop by and enjoy a glass of wine on the veranda or take a tour through the mansion. ... more   less 
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